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What does Aly mean?

Aly Pronunciation of Aly as a name for boys is a Greek name, and Aly means "man's defender". Aly is a variant form of Alistair (Greek): Scottish spelling of Alasdair.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender




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How popular is Aly?

Aly is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#19537 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Alistair (#1004 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only popular related form of Aly (UNLISTED) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Aly reached its highest 2 years ago and is almost as conventional today. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alistair in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alistair outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aly is pronounced similarly to Ali, Alia, Alley, Allie, Alois, Eli, Elia, Elie, Eliu, Elli, Eloi, Eloy, Ely, Ilia, Ilie, Illya, Ilya, Ola, Olley, Wally, Wiley and Willy. Other recommended sound-alike names are Al, Alby, Alf, Alfy, Algy, Alvy, Alyn, Arly, Ary, Bly and Sly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aly.

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